Commentary

A booming Philly still can’t hide the city’s homelessness problem | John N. Mitchell

By John N. MitchellPHILADELPHIA -- I witnessed something in the last week that really took me aback; something that I should not be surprised to see, considering the times we live in and where...

Do social movements lose their effectiveness as they multiply? | Opinion

We haven't seen this many protests since the 1960s and 1970s in the United States. But as they multiply, do they stop working?

One nation under who? The Pa. House’s ‘In God We Trust’ bill raises questions...

"In God We Trust" legislation overreaches and leads one lawmaker, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, to question why it's even needed.

Report: Pa. has the 5th worst roads in the entire country | Tuesday Morning...

Pa's bad roads cost every Pennsylvania driver $610 each. That's the 9th-highest in the nation, according to a new report.

Mass shootings dominate reporting on gun violence. Here’s what we need to talk about...

Survivors are already making positive changes in their local communities and at the state and federal levels. We need to elevate those voices.

Pa.’s ‘Safe2Say’ program is really something to talk about | Opinion

Recently released data demonstrates program’s value as a comprehensive touchstone for reporting varying types of potential security issues.

How our partisan divide creates different Americas. And how to fix it | Opinion

With political disputes magnified and amplified by disparate, even opposing, ways of life, it’s harder to see political rivals as fellow citizens.

Why boosting Social Security is Elizabeth Warren’s potentially winning issue | Dick Polman

She wants to take from the rich and give to the middle class and the needy. The road to ousting Trump and saving democracy can start with this issue.

There’s never been a scandal Trump couldn’t survive. Now listen for the whistle |...

Trump has predictably called the whistleblower a partisan hack while conceding he has no idea who the whistleblower is. That’s the Trumpian way, isn’t it?